Abductors of Gov Okowa’s aide wife in Asaba, Delta state are asking for N100 million ransom.
The victim, Mrs, Stella Okeme,wife of the Special Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Labour and SERVICOM, was abducted by eight man suspected kidnappers around Ogbeke Square, Asaba during night fall, on Tuesday and zoomed into the thin air under the watching eyes of the residents in the area.
A resident, Joy Nwani who spoke to our reporter said, “ the woman was forced into a car at gun point by the kidnappers with heavy guns, they drove away to an unknown destination “
But the state Commissioner of Police, Mr ,Mustafa Muhammad who confirmed the incident, said efforts were ongoing to rescue the woman unhurt, adding “ all has been done to rescue her, our Anti- kidnapping outfit is out on the trial of the suspects”
But the husband of the victim, Mr,Mike Okeme who spoke to our reporter said, “somebody called in the early hours asking for N100m,it is laughable, we praying hard,the police are on their trails, God will fish them out, my wife will be released unhurt, I serve a living God”
Unconfirmed sources said the victim was allegedly hoodwinked into the ambush of the kidnappers who unsuspectingly were eating in a nearby restaurant by a close friend who during the bubble burst was screaming for help in the disguised
Investigation revealed that Ogbeke square, Summit road, Okpanam town have been flash points for kidnappers in the past three weeks, and with a record of no fewer than seven persons abducted at gun point,
The police boss,Mustafa Muhammad in a swift reaction told our reporter “we are working hard to reduce the menace, we have arrested quite a number of suspects, prosecuted them,we are doing our best, we urge people in the areas to provide us with useful information towards the situation.”
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